After the General Directorate of Public Security announced that an investigation had been ongoing for 10 days involving soldiers suspected of having committed embezzlement, the Director General of Public Security, Major General Abbas Ibrahim, said that “ embezzlement was taking place in public safety beyond our time and referred to the judiciary, and today the matter is the subject of an investigation treated in the same way. About the judicial track. “
In an interview with Al-Manar, Major General Ibrahim said: “Since 2016, we have been working to equip the centers with automatic tax collection machines via credit cards, so that we do not allow the circulation of manual currencies on paper to avoid such cases, and this procedure has not been preceded by any official body in Lebanon. “
And he believed that “this operation was disclosed as a badge on the chest of public safety advisers, who revealed what is happening in violation of the law.
He pointed out that “the Directorate would have disclosed the trial when the investigations ended normally.” After information on the case was leaked, journalists contacted us, and we used them until the investigation was completed and a detailed statement of the case was issued.